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Authorities continue search for man considered 'armed and dangerous' after Geneseo traffic stop

Jul 19, 2018

David Morgan, who authorities say is clean-shaven now.
Credit Livingston County Sheriff's Dept.

Law enforcement agencies continue their search for a man who allegedly pointed a gun at an officer following a traffic stop in Geneseo.

It happened just before 6pm Wednesday near Route 63 and Dewey Hill.

Livingston County authorities say that a man and woman were in the car and that at some point the man got out of the vehicle and pointed his gun at the officer.

Details are still under investigation, but the D&C reports that the suspect, 49 year old David Clyde Morgan of Wilmington, North Carolina, allegedly pointed a gun at a Geneseo Police officer, and that the officer fired back. There are no reports that anyone was struck by a bullet.

The woman who was in the car was caught by police, but as of early Thursday morning authorities from several agencies are still looking for Morgan, who escaped into a cornfield.

Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says that Morgan has a violent past and is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone who has any information is asked to call 911.

The area near where the incident happened was evacuated and residents were urged to stay indoor. SUNY Geneseo canceled classes on Thursday due to the ongoing investigation. University Police are asking that all members of the on-campus college community remain sheltered in place until further notice